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U.S. Trade Advisory Committees Nominees

on February 13th, 2019 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in cooperation with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), is accepting nominations for new members to serve on its agricultural trade advisory committees. The deadline to be considered for the next round of appointments is Friday, March 1, 2019. Members of the…

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Section 301 Comments

on January 25th, 2019 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is conducting its year Special 301 review to identify countries that deny adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) or deny fair and equitable market access to U.S. persons who rely on intellectual property protection. Based on this review,…

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U.S.-U.K. Trade Negotiation Comments

on January 2nd, 2019 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking public comments on the probably economic effect of providing duty free treatment for currently dutiable imports under a proposed U.S.-U.K. Trade Agreement. The U.S. Trade Representative, under authority delegated by the President, has requested that the Commission provide a report containing its advice…

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U.S. Grain Inspection Advisory Committee

on December 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking nominations by January 28, 2019 from individuals interested in serving on its Grain Inspection Advisory Committee.  The 15-member advisory committee meets at least once annually to provide input to the agency on the operation of the official grain inspection…

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RCC Stakeholder Forum and Comments

on November 9th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to attend a meeting of the U.S.- Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council’s 2018 Stakeholder Forum on December 4-5 in Washington, D.C. The stakeholder forum will bring together senior regulatory officials, industry, and other interested members of the public from both sides of the border to discuss recent…

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U.S.-Japan Trade Negotiation Comments

on November 9th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comments on a proposed U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement including U.S. interests and priorities, in order to develop U.S. negotiating positions. Public comments should include information on issues including, but not limited to, the following:   General and product-specific negotiating…

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Korea MRLs

on October 23rd, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has published a SECOND draft list of temporary MRLs on October 19, 2018. Please note that this is still a draft and that MFDS is collecting comments. We expect a final list of MRLs to be published by Korea in mid-November…

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Licensing of U.S. Agricultural Shipments to Cuba

on September 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting public comments on the effectiveness of its licensing procedures for exports of agricultural commodities to Cuba. BIS will include a description of these comments in the biennial report it is required to submit to Congress under the Trade…

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Korea Temporary MRL List

on September 18th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

South Korea recently released a list of temporary maximum residue limits (MRLs) that will be effective before the end of this year and maintained through the end of 2021. Please review the list of temporary MRLs and send feedback on critical missing MRLs to plantdivision@fas.usda.gov, julie.chao@fas.usda.gov, and loren.lapointe@fas.usda.gov by September…

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U.S. National Trade Estimate Report

on August 30th, 2018 in Pending Actions by | No Comments

NAEGA members are invited to participate in comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) regarding the publication of the annual National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE Report). USTR is requesting written comments to assist the in identifying significant barriers to U.S. exports of goods…

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